How does exercise make stronger bones?

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How does exercise make stronger bones?
« on: 01/03/2011 17:57:18 »
There are 206 bones in the average adult human, but how do our bones grow and develop and what controls how strong they become?  Were joined by Professor Tim Skerry from the Mellanby Centre for Bone Research at the University of Sheffield where hes looking at the impacts of exercise on bone density and how bones respond to stress...
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or [chapter podcast=3023 track=11.02.27/Naked_Scientists_Show_11.02.27_7988.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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